[linux-lvm] multipath works; lvm on multipath does not

malahal at us.ibm.com malahal at us.ibm.com
Thu Jul 16 03:43:06 UTC 2009

Brian Elliott Finley [finley at anl.gov] wrote:
> Malahal,
> I took a look inside the initrd to see what it might be doing to
> contribute to this.  What I see is the following:
> ./etc/udev/rules.d/85-lvm2.rules
> ./etc/udev/rules.d/95-multipath.rules
> Looks like a vgscan is being done inside the initrd (without an lvm.conf
> file) before multipath is setup.  Could that be the cause?

Yes, yes! Also, you *should* see some failures from multipath command
as it will fail to grab one of the paths...

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